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for the obama administration to release intelligence backing its claims. we have fox team coverage tonight. fox news military analyst, jennifer griffin at the pentagon, what we know about possible tactics. we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on where things stand now. good evening, ed. >> reporter: good evening, bret. at this hour, the president is huddled in meetings whether to inch closer to military action, amid questions whether he will do something he railed against in 2008, acting unilaterally. as syrian officials -- biden joined the officials saying action is imminent. >> national security is strengthened. we will hold accountable those who violate international norms. >> reporter: two years ago this month president obama called for syrian president bashar al-assad to go. today, white house officials declared the objective of any possible military action would not be to drive the dictator from power. >> the options are not about regime change, they're about responding to a clear violation of an international standard that prohibits the use of chemical weapons. >> repor
, well, that's still out of control. oh, and on top of that obama care is weeks away, it is the perfect storm, but who is steering the ship? anyone? former congressman alan west joins us, good evening. >> how are you doing, greta? >> big overall question, do you think washington is listening to the american people? >> no, i don't think so. i think that washington, d.c. is very comfortable. somewhat insulated when you cross the potomac river you come into a different word. when you look at the fact there is no big problem with unemployment in washington, d.c. no big problem with the real estate market. there's no big problem with salaries in washington, d.c. business is good in washington, d.c. it's bad outside of the beltway. so you're right. here we are coming up on $17 trillion of debt and so we're going to hit the debt limit again. have to figure out how to fund the government. another short-term measurement because they didn't get the appropriations bill done and worry about the obama care exchanges kicking in the 1st of october. and it's -- the american people are starting to say w
killers. later, donald trump gets hit with a $40 million lawsuit. and he thinks president obama is behind it. those stories and more ahead on the five. >>> welcome back to the five, last week we told you about the shocking murder of a world war ii vet in washington state. overnight, police in spokane, arrested a second 16-year-old wanted for the beating death of 88-year-old albert belten. the other suspect surrendered to authorities on thursday. here's the police chief earlier today. >> today i would like to asure our community that the two individuals we believe were responsible for the robbery and murder of mr. belten had been taken into custody. i would like to make it very clear, the motive for this attack was robbery. race was not a factor. additionally, there was no gang activity that was associated with this incident. >> really a tragic case. you see the senseless beating of a veteran, a man, you know, up in his years, 88 years of age, it's awful. >> it's terrible. you see the police chief from the spokane police department, and the grandson of shorty beller man said, that's fantas
department official telling fox news not a matter of but when the obama administration leaving no doubt that american armed forces can easily hit targets inside syria. military officials telling fox that planned operations may include the use of cruise missiles or possibly even stealth bombers. over the next couple of hours we'll have extensive coverage and analysis about thetial american intervention in this crisis and moments from now, we'll go live to the middle east for a report. but first, right now, brand new stories and arizona inmate taking the witness stand in the trial of a fellow prisoner. >> accuse of brutal murder of a oklahoma couple. how credible is a prisoner as a witness? should prosecutors depend on inmates to prove their case? >>> plus the ongoing protests in wisconsin's capitol turning violent when police tackle and restrain a demonstrator. the question is, did they go too far? >>> reality star kate gosselin reportedly suing her ex-husband what he did to get dirt on her for a tell-all book. it is all "happening now." you're intrigued i see. >> sounds juicy to me. art
obama says he's not going to negotiate on this. he wants a clean bill, raise the debt ceiling, no other issues on the table, no strings attached. just let me borrow more by october so i can pay the bills. that's the statement from president obama no negotiations. that's not going down very well on wall street. they look at this and say here we go again and the dow jones average will open about 120 points down in part because of that no negotiation position from the president. martha: we know from history republicans will come back and say they want to see spending cuts to pass this through. why do you think the president is so intractable on this issue? >> it's possible he thinks if there is a government shutdown over the debt ceiling issue then the president wins politically and the republicans as they have in the past lose politically so he's saying go ahead, shut it down. the market is concerned about the syrian situation and again about another debt crisis 50 days away. martha: there are oil concerns percolating in the market and we'll talk about those a couple minutes away. and a v
>> we are out of time. >> we begin today. president obama orders an attack on syria. the white house is holding a briefing at this hour as the war rhetoric heats up. our forces are ready for action. it could involve the c- launched cruise missiles on target and the u.s. had four navy destroyers in the area and each up to carrying 90 tomahawk missiles. it is near damascus. and the un citing security reasons. snipers attacked the convoy and left bullet holes in one of the vehicles and furnishly no one was hurt and all of this comes as we learn more about last wednesday's attack and the warning is the next week's video is tough to watch. thousands of sick and dying flooded the hospitals there and mouths were foaming and many of them could not breathe. doctors worked frantically trying to get patients antidote and within a few hours they ran out. doctors describe the scone it was like something out of an horror movie. the doting toll is at 355. leland viter is reporting out of the mideast bureau. >> the war drones are louder and louder. they believe that the syrian regime used chem
. the latest on the crisis in syria and it appears that president obama may be ready to make a military move there. that's because he has reportedly ordered a declassified report justifying a strike there. kelly wright has the latest for us. >> reporter: it's very serious indeed. the united states says the chemical attack sun denile. president obama therefore is indicating that he may order a military strike against syria to punish the regime for crossing the so-called red line, inflicting harm on its own people by using the world's most heinous weapons. john kerry says the attack goes beyond the conflict in syria. he says serious actions to use chemical weapons should shock the conscience of the world. >> let me be clear. the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. by any standard, it is inexcusable and despite the excuses and equivocations that some have manufactured, it is undeniable. >> reporter: in fact u.n. inspectors on the ground in syria had to take cover as some snipers fired on one of th
and then karl rove on what president obama should do about the human rights violations in syria. the factor will be right back. bottom bill continuing with lead story. the civil rights industry refusing to confront the real problem in america. joining us from washington, juan williams, mary katharineham is on maternity leave. all right, juan, what say you? >> i just want to say thank you because that was a terrific, terrific memo. that's in the spirit of dr. king asking where do we go from here dr. king would not cry over the awful lyrics and bad schools. he would act. he would stand up. that's the tradition of dr. king. stand up and act against bad schools that are condemning these kids to useless lives because they never have an opportunity to climb that ladder of upward mobility. the civil rights challenge of this generation is ed's occasion and dr. king would never allow anybody to buy his silence, to buy him off. to sell out the kids. that's what's happening right now. i look today at some of the reports on union spending, it's unbelievable. aft. aft and affiliates in new york tens of
of the civil rights movement. president obama will likely note racial progress made in the last 50 years. some people aren't satisfied with the current civil rights leaders in america. here is liberal journalist margaret carlson. >> we've gone from martin luther king to the reverend al sharpton. as a leader as he is trying to be this weekend, it is very d disspiriting. >> probably time for everyone to take crop of where civil rights stands. i asked juan this question as well. do you think he represents the african-american community well, al, that constantly backs the wrong horse? do you think he does them a disservice? >> no, i don't think he represents well. the idea of comparing any black leader with martin luther king is nearly impossible. this was in my view, this is the greatest american maybe since abraham lincoln. i just don't think you can take al sharpton and martin luther king in the same sentence. i know people are dissatisfied. the black community is diffuse whatever it is in the country, usually in pulpits. are blacks better off? some ways they are, some they're not. >> some, gre
with a walker. >>> there a big problem with president obama's universal preschool program. there won't be enough money to fund it. that's because the $80 billion price tag over the next ten years will be funded by a 98% increase on tobacco taxes, but the problem is not enough people smoke to keep the program running. >> what's wrong with america? >> light up. >>> to real life love story. an ohio couple dies 11 hours apart on the same day in the same room. family members believe harold willed himself to stay by his wife's side until they could at that time next step in that are journey together. he went first, she followed 11 hours later. their grandson will join us live at 8:50 a.m.. >> what a story. >>> looks like we'll do something. john kerry went out yesterday and spoke with remarkable passion about the moral obscenity of al assad using chemical weapons on his people. and now this morning the united kingdom also in the form of david cameron says the united kingdom is considering proportional response. we'll do something, it sounds like, but what. >> and the president is getting everyone read
of the united states, barack obama, said that if they use these weapons it would, quote, cross a red line. and we would be compelled to act. now, when the president of the united states makes that statement, then obviously there can't be any avenue except one to take action, and my -- >> neil: what is your definition of action? you said earlier that three days of missile strikes -- i'm paraphrasing -- might not cut it. what would? >> attacking their -- the five or six air fields that bashar assad has. you can take out their fuel storage and runways and you can basically take out their air force, which is some 50 airplane, many of which are flying irregularly, and you can get weapons into the right people at, the right kind of weapons that work against tanks and -- >> neil: more than missile strikes, right, sir? would it involved american boots on the ground? >> of course not. we could never put american boots on the ground for a whole variety of reasons but we can get the weapons and capabilities to generalled dress -- general idris and his people and take out the air assets. those are cr
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. whenever president obama gives the order. but syria warns it will strike back with everything it's got. plus,. >> shot my baby. >> bill: the mother who says she watched the gunman shoot her baby in the face takes the stand. >> i put my arms over my baby but he still shot him. >> bill: ahead, the emotional day in court. [cheers] >> her mother calls it a miracle welcome home, sara. >> the little girl whose family fought for a a life saving lung transplant finally goes home. >> bill: i'm bill hemmer in tonight for shepard smith. a u.s. military is ready to go if president obama gives the order for a strike against syria. that's what defense secretary chuck hagel said today. and unu.s. official telling fox news, it is not a matter of if, but when. the white house plans to show syrian government was behind the attack. killed innocent children. joe biden said there is no doubt who is to blame. >> the syrian regime, the only ones who have the weapons. have used chemical weapons multiple times in the past. have the means of delivering those weapons. have been determined to wipe out exactly the
that the protesters were waving banners that said president obama supports the radical islamic government that is oppressing us. what a sad state of affairing when the united states is arm and arm which the islamist governments. >> we have many more displaced and it seems we have gotten to the point where our allies don't trust us and our enemies don't fear us. >> if there is one principle that has proved true, it is that bullies and tyrants don't respect weakness. enemies have learned there is little to fear and the dangerous escalation to this has been assad's patron in iran which continues to develop nuclear weapons which i think would pose a huge national security threat to the united states. you and senator rand paul have been involved in the effort to defund obama care and you said the only way it will happen is if a grass roots tsunami takes place in washington. what are you looking for? let me tell you. we are getting real momentum. there is a national website, don'tfundit.com. it has 578,000 signatures on it. we have seen 10 or 20,000 signatures. i keel confident with the hanity
of syria, and prepared to strike once president obama gives the okay. and we expect to learn more from u.s. intelligence experts as early as today. they're set to release the report laying out the evidence of last week's reported chemical attack in a suburb of the capital city damascus. some news agencies reported that more than 100 people died there. others said it was more than a thousand. this afternoon, a state department spokeswoman said any claim that the rebels launched the attack defies logic. >> it's undeniable that chemical weapons were used here on a large scale know. the regime maintains custody of the weapons and uses these rockets and well know the opposition does not have the capability. >> of course, the syrian regime has blamed the opposition. also, therer is no evidence to support that, and though today syria's foreign minister vowed his nation would defend itself using all means available. jonathan hunt will have more on that in a moment. first, jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon, and, jen, what are you learning about this potential military strike? >> well, trac
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